How To Enjoy A Museum With Your Toddler

When I first thought about writing this post, I thought the answer was simple: “Don’t go.” That was just me being a smarty pants, though. The real answer is that are some very easy things you can do to make sure your visit to a museum with your toddler isn’t an absolute trainwreck. Some of

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Why I Voted For Bernie Sanders

  Bernie Sanders is my best chance for seeing positive changes in my lifetime that will affect me and my loved ones. This is not a criticism of other candidates. This is not a referendum of the DNC. This is a personal and informed decision. I suffer from Type II Bipolar Disorder. I require regular,

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Fifteen Minutes

Fifteen minutes. You owe me that much. You were drunk and lonely and needed attention. I gave you that. You needed to feel loved. You needed human contact. I gave you those. You needed me to walk you down the block for the memorial. “Here is what I need,” you said. “I need you to

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How to Love a Single Dad

  I enjoy reading the Elephant Journal. Sorta. I’ve been a subscriber for years, but I’m having problems with the content lately. Most of the posts I have read over the past year are geared towards women and written mostly by women: To the Man Who Almost Tamed Me by Becca Wise How to Attract

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Every Time You Cry, I Die Just A Little Bit

I’ve needed to write this for almost a year now. For whatever reason, today is the day. Sometimes, waiting or putting things off for the “right” time simply isn’t an option. When I was in elementary school, my uncle, my father, and I used to go fishing in different parts of Central Texas: Braunig, Choke

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On This Day, You Saved Me

I know it’s cliché, but it’s true. For me, it was a genuine love at first sight. You taught me so many things in such a short amount of time. It was a Friday evening at 4:50. I was on my way out the door to pick you up for a nice dinner and a

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